A huge security operation is under way in Canada's capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.
Getting to university after spinal surgery
Do you care where your chicken comes from?
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.
Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota is named the most powerful figure in the art world.
Graduates should pay their university a proportion of their future earnings rather than taking out loans, a report by a free-market think tank suggests.
Wild chimps carry out night-time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into risky foraging behaviour.
Two dinosaur skeletons have been unearthed in Mongolia, solving a mystery that has baffled palaeontologists for 50 years.
Some US seniors are still paying off student loans
Fans recall Nirvana's first UK gig 25 years on
Police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, after a decision by the Parole Board.
Critics are already hailing Michael Keaton's latest film Birdman a success, with many tipping it for an Oscar as Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.
Australian photographer explores Greenland's vast ice sheet
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it
Drones which could seriously injure or kill are being flown over cities and towns across England, despite laws designed to protect the public.
The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.
Hate crime convictions are at an all-time high, but disability hate crime convictions have dropped, according to a new report.
A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem, in what Israeli police describe as a "terrorist attack".
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.